Coonawarra Cabernet Celebrations at Bellwether

Coonawarra Cabernet Celebrations is back for another year in its expanded format. That’s right – A WHOLE MONTH OF ” CELLARBRATIONS”!
This years program is jam-packed full of events taking place throughout our region,. Over the course of the month, there will be plenty of opportunities for wine enthusiasts, foodies and families alike to discover Coonawarra whilst savoring our world-class wines and enjoying our country hospitality and sense of community.

As a part of the 2018 Coonawarra Cabernet Celebrations Bellwether will host three unique events. 
Our first event on October 7th is a relaxed 'Sunday Session' with guests Orange Whip. Then on Friday 19th October celebrate 10 years of El Mar, Mi Alma & Bellwether, enjoy an evening of film, storytelling, food and wine. Our final event on Friday 26th October is a special 'Table of Twelve', that honours the first decade of Bellwether Cabernet, enjoy a six course degustation with six different vintages of Bellwether Cabernet. 

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And throughout the month of October drop by the 'Glen Roy' Shearing Shed, enjoy a glass of cabernet by the fire, or stay a while in one of our luxurious Bell Tents. We look forward to seeing you at Bellwether wines. 

Sunday Session - Orange Whip
Date: Sunday 7th Oct
Time: 4pm - 7pm
Cost: $20 cover for musicians (kids free), meals available $10 adults/$5 kids, wines at cellar door prices
Bookings: Max 100 Book online Tickets on SALE NOW!
Location: Bellwether Wines

Soul, funk and blues ensemble from Ararat with Penola’s own Simon Fennell.  A modern take on Mowtown and soul favourites mixed with reverse engineered contemporary hits. Yummy ‘Sunday night food’ available, end the week right with live music in the surrounds of the acoustically beautiful 150 year old Glen Roy Shearing Shed.  


El Mar, Mi Alma & Bellwether celebrate 10 years

Date: Friday 19th Oct
Cost: $130
Bookings: 75 max Book online Tickets on SALE NOW!
Location: Bellwether Winery

An evening of film, storytelling, food and wine.  
Celebrate 10 years of Bellwether wines and the filming ‘El Mar, Mi Alma.’
Enjoy a food from Chile,with Cabernet from Coonawarra and Chile, 
with the screening of this award winning film. 
Stephen and his partner Tatiana (from Chile) will help explain the role of the sea in Chile’s cultural and political fabric, Sue will share stories from the first 10 years of Bellwether. All in the surrounds of the beautifully restored 
150 year old Glen Roy Shearing shed.

Visit: 'El Mar, Mi Alma' to see movie trailer and for more information on on this award winning film. 


Table of Twelve - the 1st decade of Bellwether Cabernet

Date: Friday 26th Oct
Time: 7pm
Cost: $300 per person
Bookings: Max 12 Book online Tickets on SALE NOW!
Location: Bellwether Wines

Be served by the chef and the winemaker in the middle of a boutique winery located in a 150 year old Shearing Shed.  `, in it’s 10th year now get to see the first decade of this thoughtful producer making 100% natural ferment Cabernet from an exceptional single site in Coonawarra.  All local produce cooked in front of your very eyes, a memorable experience.

Garden fresh soup, sour dough and Cabernet.

Date: All of Oct
Time: midday - 3pm
Cost: $18 per person
Bookings: not required
Location: Bellwether Wines

Enjoy a glass of Bellwether Cabernet with fresh soup made from our garden with sour dough in front of our toasty fire.

Glamping in a Bell tent (or camping), Campfire cooking and Cabernet

Date: All October
Time: TBC
Cost: $260 or $100 if you bring your own camp gear on one of our powered sites.
Bookings: 4 Bell tents available per night, 3 powered sites contact
Location: Bellwether Wines

Glamp next to a 150 year old Shearing Shed Winery. Stay in a Bell tent, with warm bedding & fresh linen, ready to cook "camp oven” of local lamb & vegetables, a bottle of Coonawarra Cabernet & home cooked sour dough damper. (Vegetarian option available too).  Stay on one of our powered sites, if you have camping gear. Disconnect, enjoy campfire conversation & gaze at the stars.
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